Allowing more than one user to have access to a file. This can be via a network share, some method of cloud storage, using an FTP server, or other methods.

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How can I sync ALL of my files between my Macs in the background?

I have multiple macs and I want to sync files between them. I don't want a designated "shared files" folder that I have to manually save things to -- I want my Documents, Desktop, Pictures, Downloads, ...
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Should file names contain multiple periods?

I often name files using a convention such that I incorporate a version number at the end, similar to Some Deliverable - v0.1.docx. Sometimes when colleagues make changes and send back revised ...
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Why can't I map a network drive if I can ping the server?

I have a server running Windows 2003 R2 SP2. I can ping it from any computer on the network. My problem is that it acts as a file and print server, but none of the other computers on the network can ...
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OS X can connect to Windows machine, but can't access shared folders

I can create new folders on my Windows XP machine, set them to "shared". On my Mac, I pick Finder → Go → Connect to Server → smb://192.168.1.4 → Connect → Name / Password. ...
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Shared folder issues on Dropbox

User 'example@gmail.com' is owner of many folders which are shared with me (& others). When I update some files in those folders, the owner is not getting the updates in his/her account/folders. ...
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What is the most reliable way to send a big file between two Windows computers via network? [duplicate]

The file is around 170GB. I wouldn't upload it on the FTP, and download it. It is not reliable, sometime, connections drop, and it will have big trouble. So, is there any better way to do so? Anyone ...
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Protecting files from the network

I need to protect the project files in the local server . It should be accessable for all . Employees can access and modifiy it and they can create new files . The thing which i want to do is ...
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Unable to share a child folder while sharing from the parent in windows

There are several child folders in parent folder on windows 8. Times ago I shared some child folders and accessed them from from other devices without problems. Then I removed all child folders ...
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Window folder sharing and security setting on subfolder

How could I set my sharing and permission setting so that the user can access a sub folder but cant not access the folder itself? Currently on my share drive I have a folder "A". With in the folder ...
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Unable to connect to samba shared folder via windows

im new to linux and Samba. Aim Create a called Shared_folder which can be accessed by ALL users (group name = users). Therefore, in order to map the drive in windows, the user is promoted to enter ...
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Wired and wireless network file sharing

I have connected my Internet to a buffalo air station router and a swtich. Computers and Laptops on this network connect to the Internet wired and wirelessly. I would like to share files locally on ...
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Windows 7 Administrator HomeUsers Account

I'm trying to login to my Windows 7 PC from another PC so that I can transfer files to the Windows 7 PC. I've just installed Visual Studio 2008 on my new PC, and I wan't to transfer all of my work ...
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How to create a Windows 7 fileshare that requires NO authentication

This almost seems like a silly question, and yet I can't find the combination to keep the safe open. I am trying to create a fileshare on a Windows 7 Pro workstation. I want NO authentication ...
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What Windows services have to be enabled to access files with FreeNAS?

I have file sharing and remote desktop and all that crap disabled in Windows. Do I have to enable all these crap Windows services to access files through FreeNAS? What Windows Services are absolutely ...
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Windows Server 2003 R2 vs 2008 R2 vs 2012 as a file server

I am using Windows Server 2003 R2. We have about 100 PCs which are connected to this server and by using network connection. We are planning to upgrade it to other newer version. So I was looking for ...
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Why does directory vanish when I do SSHFS? How to setup SSHFS share on Max OSX 10.9?

I'm running Max OSX 10.9.3 and I'm trying to setup an SSHFS file-share between my MacBook Pro and a remote file system. However, when I try to do it, it doesn't work. Strangely enough, it makes the ...
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Sharing large files between two users selectively and on demand? [closed]

Is there a good solution for the following problem? Together with my family and friends I want to share common fotos. The fotos (>100GB) will and should generally be stored on my private server (DSL, ...
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How to share a MHT file and get a link with HTML bookmark defined within the document?

I created documentation of XML schema. The file is HTML with linked images. To keep it simple, I made it MHT file (single file). Links to chapters within the file are crucial for purose of the file. ...
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How to connect 2 Routers to share files but not internet?

I've looked everywhere for how to do this but I can't really find a full answer. My neighbor and I share a lot of files between each other, Videos, Music, game saves, etc. What I'd like to do is be ...
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Edit restriction in Microsoft Onenote

I have multiple notebooks shared within my team. However, I want one of the notebook/page, to be restricted. Other team members should not have the access the edit a specified notebook/page. They ...
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File sharing user limits

Each OS has a limit to the number of users that can access a computers shared folders at one time. XP has 10, 7 has 20. At one time I thought I saw a site where the limit for most OS's were listed. ...
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What's the typical performance of Windows File Sharing (SMB) on a gigabit ethernet network?

I've recently set up Windows file sharing over a gigabit ethernet network (I'm not using jumbo frames) with a Samba server and a Windows Vista client. I've done a few file copies, but the maximum ...
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Sharing files over network - accessing files on a Mac from a Win7 machine

This is one of those questions that has a million web sites explaining how simple it is, but for some reason I'm living in some edge case that is being difficult. First the details: Mac is running ...
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what port or ports are used for File sharing in windows?

I want to know on the windows operating system, what is the port number for the file sharing service?For example as you know the port number for HTTP service is 80. So I need to know the port number ...
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How to obtain full access to remote windows filesystem?

I have administrative rights on remote computer. Nevertheless, I see only Users share on it, and my personal subfolder under it. No subfolders of other users, no Common subfolder and no dollar shares ...
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Using my server to do computationally heavy tasks

I have a laptop I do most of my computing on but it's very lightweight and it takes ages to compile anything on, or do any heavy tasks. Something like installing an emacs plugin or a cabal package can ...
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Cannot See And Share Files In HomeGroup

I have tried it with LAN cable and wireless connection and cannot make it work. I have tried creating HomeGroups on both laptops and joining from both but same scenario occurs. On 1st laptop (Windows ...
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Browse folders/files of another PC in the wireless LAN using the browser

I would like to browse folders of another PC in my wireless LAN using a browser (chrome, IE, firefox). How do I need to configure the computers and the wireless LAN to accomplish this?
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Efficient File Sharing with Synology NAS

I am using a Synology DS213. Before I got a new router I could transfer files very quick over the windows explorer. After getting a new router nothing seems to work for me. - Over Windows Explorer I ...
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How to create a new file/folder in Fat32 USB drive from Mac OSX with netatalk file sharing

I mounted the FAT32 USB drive with the command: sudo mount -t vfat -o rw,auto,user,fmask=0022,dmask=0000,uid=debian-transmission,gid=debian-transmission /dev/sda1 /media/MEDIA I see the folder in ...
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Synchronize two directories on linux pc

I need a distributed filesystem (or a synchronization tool) that is capable of keeping a directory synchronized across 4 pc. My requirements are: offline access (data must be available offline on ...
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Files created in shared folder default to invisible

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1. I create a folder F:\Foo, and share it via "Share With" > "Homegroup (Read/Write)" I create a file in this folder: either by dragging from a flash drive , or for the ...
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How can saved file on XP Home be accessible from Windows 7 Home

A client is using XP Home as their "MAIN" computer while the other two computers in her office are Windows 7 Home Premium. The main document location is on the MAIN computer and is shared with full ...
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Sharing files/ photos/ music between Windows 8 users on same computer

Just purchased Windows 8 on a new computer. spent all day transferring photos, music and documents from old computer and laptop. When my partner logged into Windows 8 (different user) she could not ...
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File sharing over a network using samba in ubuntu 12.04 desktop

I got a problem with filesharing. My goal is to share a file in one source address. Example: \\192.168.1.1 is the souce address of file sharing and all of the PC's that are connected to the LAN will ...
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Sharing a folder in LAN with a password using Folder Lock Software

I have a problem in sharing my created locker in the sharing server of my LAN. Let's assume that the address of the sharing server of my LAN is \\192.168.1.1 and there I stored the locker. Now, after ...
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Hide computer from list, but keep file sharing and remote desktop service running?

Is it possible to hide my computer from local network's list of computers, but keep its ability to provide file sharing and remote desktop service? (I mean something like hidden SSID on WiFi network, ...
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How can I allow someone to view a spreadsheet but NOT be able to save or print it?

I want to allow someone to look at a spreadsheet I have. Is there a way to share it (via skydrive etc) but be able to stop the person from saving the data to his machine or print it out? I would ...
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Why can't I open files from an inserted disc or memory card?

I have MS Vista, 2009 with lots of storage and up to date Kaspersky Internet Security software. I use Google Chrome. When I receive a memory card from someone or have software that is compatible with ...
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Map a Windows network folder using IPv6

I need to map or browse a network folder. I can only use IPv6 in the browser / URL. Is this possible? I am using two Windows 7 machines, one Vista PC, and one Windows Server 2008 R2 machine. The ...
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Making Win XP as future-proof as possible [closed]

So Win XP is finally going off life support. Unfortunately, the Print Shop I work for has equipment that requires XP (i.e. no drivers are supported in the newer OSes) We have upgraded most of our ...
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How can I find out which computer in my local network is accessing a share?

I have a Windows 7 computer that is sharing several folders & files. I also have several other computers that access those shares, and they all have the same username. Is there any method in ...
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Access computer that has no password via network

I'm trying to access my desktop files through my laptop. Both are connected to the same network. I go to Network and see my desktop computer there. I double click and try to access my files there ...
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Sharing folders between vmware and windows?

I have a following scenario. 1.I have windows 8 on my machine. 2.I have installed vmware and am running ubuntu on it. Now I want some folders on my windows that I want to access from my vmware ...
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what is the fastest way of sharing files between VMs?

I've got four guest OS (2 Window XP, 1 Ubuntu VM, 1 FreeNAS) with guest additions installed on each, hosted on an Ubuntu server (12.10) using a headless VirtualBox (4.2.6r82870) setup. Currently, I'm ...
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Can I manage file-sharing on a Windows host from a Unix host?

I have a Windows computer with a lot of hard drives. I don't really want to expose it to anything because I have no idea what hardening on Windows involves. If possible, I'd like to permanently ...
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Path of a file on another system

I read the below question, but I cant find the answer according to my need as the answer is for windows based systems. Full URI to a file on another machine in our local network? I need to know that ...
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Free and easy file sharing or at least send files within local wifi

is there any easy way to share or at least send files within local network (in my case wifi) and between various machines with Kubuntu linux and Windows 7? I often have to send some files to a ...
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How do I share files between two Macs wirelessly?

How do I share files between two Macs wirelessly? This is the more general version of my other question...
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Connect to Mac File server from Linux

I've been trying to connect my Linux box to my Mac Mini file server. The Mac shares via AFP and SMB. On the Linux side, I've tried connecting using both protocols. For SMB I've tried mount -t ...